How Often Do You Meet a Pharmacist?

Pharmacists (Per 10,000 People) (persons), 2019 or latest
Pharmaceutical | September 8, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 31 countries in 2019, Japan ranked the highest in pharmacists per 10,000 people with 19.3 persons followed by Belgium and Spain. On the other end of the scale was Netherlands with 2.16 persons, Iceland with 5.32 persons and Denmark with 5.54 persons.

Data for more countries are available at Pharmacists (Per 10,000 People) indicator page.

Pharmacists (Per 10,000 People) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Australia persons 8.24 8.37 8.55 8.75 8.95 ...
Belgium persons 12.0 12.2 12.3 12.5 12.7 ...
Canada persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 9.30 9.40 9.90 10.1 10.4 ...
France persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 10.9 10.9 10.9 10.8 10.7 ...
Ireland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Israel persons 7.62 7.46 7.94 7.72 8.21 ...
Italy persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 11.3 11.6 11.5 11.6 11.7
Japan persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 17.1 ... 18.4 ... ...
Latvia persons ... ... ... ... 7.90 7.63 7.82 8.22 9.33
Lithuania persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 9.56 ...
Norway persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6.98 7.33 7.57 7.97 8.18
Portugal persons 7.64 7.95 8.28 8.37 8.92 ...
Romania persons 7.55 7.96 8.01 8.08 8.43
Spain persons 11.2 11.7 11.8 12.0 11.5 ...
United Kingdom persons ... ... ... 8.16 8.44 8.59 8.90 9.15